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Poetry Prompt - for Sunday, August 24, 2008

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The White Drake
By Joseph Crawhall
1895

This week, for Sunday, August 24th, our SIMPLY SNICKERS poetry prompt includes these key words:

claim

contentment

call


This week, we celebrate the birthday of British painter Joseph Crawhall (born August 20, 1861).

To honor this artist, SIMPLY SNICKERS offers samples of his work to accompany this week’s prompt. Feel free to use the artwork, or not, as inspiration strikes you.

Above:
Tod Sloane – The American Jockey
By Joseph Crawhall
c1899

Below:
Highlander Playing Bagpipes
By Joseph Crawhall
1900

Be sure to come back to SIMPLY SNICKERS by Sunday, August 24th, and leave a comment with a link to your post, once you have published your poem on your own blog.

Please check out the other SIMPLY SNICKERS participants' entries too. What creative writer doesn’t appreciate encouraging comments?

We also invite you to check out The MEME EXPRESS for daily blogging prompts. Try today’s prompt, or pick one from the archives. See what starts your creative engine – for poetry, prose, photography or other postings.


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